What it takes to be a CIO in Asia

They have had to rise to the challenge of quickly transitioning the workforce. The role of Chief Information Officer (CIOs) is currently faces an extremely fast-changing environment amid the speed of technology advancements. Current global events have pushed CIOs to establish themselves as a key part of the executive suite,…

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The hiring landscape of IT staff in APAC

CIOs are facing tighter recruiting processes and demand for staff with remote working experience. Recruitment of IT workers hasn’t stopped, in an A/NZ survey of IT hiring managers, states research conducted by Hays in June, 40 per cent had ongoing recruitment needs, far outstripping the 21 per cent who had…

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Hearing Australia uses Cloud to transform traditional way of working and service delivery

Rapid transformation to work from home required Cloud computing. Hearing Australia’s embrace of cloud computing and Office 365 meant that for the organisation’s personnel required to work remotely, the transition to home-based working went better than they expected. Now the overwhelming majority want to be able to work from home…

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Financial institutions drive digital transformation for customers

How do CIOs help their organisation ensure compliance, security, and innovation? For the past few years have been moving towards digital banking, in Australia the major four banks have been scaling towards app and mobile products for customers. These banks have been moving towards a digital model as customers look…

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CIOs in India and Australia are in early post-COVID planning stages

Adobe research shows CIOs are optimistic about finding success in a post-pandemic economy. Adobe’s latest survey of CIOs in India and Australia showed 67 per cent of respondents had been severely impacted by COVID-19. They faced challenges in helping their teams communicate effectively and have the right technology. According to…

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CIOs and CISOs must protect the assets that drive the most value

Have the right checks and balances in place when it comes to cyber security. Singaporean companies are making it too easy for cybercriminals to access their greatest assets by not understanding which assets within their organisations drive value and focusing their efforts on protecting these assets. As the Cyber Security…

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EPA Victoria looks for its first CISO

EPA Victoria becomes cybersecurity conscious. The Environment Protection Authority in the Australian state of Victoria is looking for its first Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) as it looks to mature its culture of Information Security. For nearly 50 years, EPA Victoria has been operating as the State’s environmental regulator, it…

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Embracing disruption in the financial services industry: A Privacy versus Security conundrum

Sponsored Content: Recently IT Security experts from Singapore and Philippines joined BlackBerry and Focus Networks to discuss security and privacy. Security and privacy are two different concepts that often can be associated with each other, but it is entirely possible for organisations to secure themselves, but still not be private.…

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